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Petrol and diesel prices slopes down in 4 metro cities

Prices in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai were Rs 72.16, Rs 75.69 and Rs 72.70, respectively, against the previous levels of Rs 72.36, Rs 75.89 and Rs 72.91 per litre.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 23 Dec 2018 11:01 AM GMT

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New Delhi: Petrol and diesel witnessed a fall of 20 paisa in four metro cities on December 23.

Domestic fuel prices declined for the second consecutive day with petrol prices falling around 20 paise in the four metropolitan cities.

According to data on the Indian Oil Corp's website, In the national capital, petrol was sold at Rs 70.07, down from Rs 70.27 per litre on Saturday.

Prices in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai were Rs 72.16, Rs 75.69 and Rs 72.70, respectively, against the previous levels of Rs 72.36, Rs 75.89 and Rs 72.91 per litre.

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The decline comes amid downward movement in global crude oil prices.

As per the country's dynamic pricing mechanism, the domestic fuel prices depend upon international fuel prices on a 15-day average and the value of the rupee.

Diesel prices too fell on Sunday, in tandem with the petrol price movement. In the Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, the fuel was sold for Rs 64.01, Rs 65.77, Rs 66.98 and Rs 67.58, respectively, down from the Saturday's Rs 64.19, Rs 65.95, Rs 67.17 and Rs 67.77 per litre.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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